Issa Letter to Hamburg Criticizes FDA Oversight of McNeil

June 1, 2011
In a May 20 letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) criticizes the agency’s oversight of McNeil Consumer Healthcare, and cites “great difficulty” in arranging a meeting with FDA officials. Issa met in mid-May in Puerto Rico with District Director Maridalia Torres to discuss the FDA’s role in McNeil’s “silent” recall of its OTC product Motrin.
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